29TS.22 24PS


22. Telecommunication Antennas:

Acknowledges that the installation of plan of 10 new telecommunication antenna tower in the core zone of the site of Angkor adding to present of six towers, could result to the loss of visual integrity of the site and of its exceptional relationship between nature and culture,

Recommends to call on an expert in telecommunications, who would assess, on the basis of a technical analysis, the number of antennas the archaeological Park needs, the scope of their coverage and the possibility of using a less invasive technology in regards of the necessity to conserve in priority the site’s outstanding universal value.
This study is carried out with the APSARA National Authority, in particular with the specialists of the conservation of the site and the monuments, and these should be submitted to the ad hoc experts for evaluation.